Interviews With Five Metadata Experts
DCMI (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative) 2011 Conference gets underway next week in The Hague and the conference web site is home to interviews with DCMI leaders and conference speakers.
+ Emmanuelle Bermès, Modern Art Museum Centre Pompidou
Metadata and semantic web expert Emmanuelle Bermès is a keynote speaker at this year’s Dublin Core conference in The Hague. She will reflect on Linked Data issues for libraries, archives and museums, based on her experience at the National Library of France and the modern art museum Centre Pompidou. In this interview, Bermes talks about her experience implementing Dublin Core for the French digital library Gallica.
+ Makx Dekkers, CEO, Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (2001-2011)
For 10 years, Makx Dekkers led the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative through a period of transformation and growth. In this interview, Dekkers reflects on the major accomplishments of the last decade, and his vision for the future of Dublin Core now that Stuart Sutton has taken over as Managing Director.
+ Stuart Sutton, CEO, Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (2011- )
Stuart Sutton is the new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI). In this interview, he tells us about part of his future vision for Dublin Core, and what he hopes to achieve at the helm of the organisation.
Tom Baker & Diane Hillmann are two of the longest standing members of the Dublin Core community. Both have been involved in the metadata schema for over 15 years, and now serve on DCMI’s executive board as Chief Information Officer and Vocabulary Maintenance Officer respectively. In this interview, they look at what makes Dublin Core stand out from other metadata schemas, and explain why the DCMI conference in the Netherlands in September is a must-attend event.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.